WEIGHTON LOCK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1031829

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987

Statutory Address: WEIGHTON LOCK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WEIGHTON LOCK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Broomfleet

National Grid Reference: SE 87439 25637

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History

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Details



SE 82 NE BROOMFLEET

12/7 Weighton Lock

- II Lock and sluice. 1773, on datestone which also records John Grundy, engineer; Samuel Allen or Allam, surveyor; John Smith, carpenter; Mr Jefferson, mason. Repaired 1826 by Joseph Whitehead and again 1855-6. Ashlar and timber. Lock to east with humpbacked bridge, sluice to west. Lock approximately 3 metres in width and 30 metres in total length, with 2 pairs of gates and original manual winching gear. 4-course parapet to bridge. Sluice semicircular pier divides round arches over waterways, each approximately 5 metres in width originally with draw doors to north and pointing doors to south. The draw doors have recently been replaced by roller gates. Flat 3-course parapet to sluice bears plaque recording building detail to south. This lock and sluice control the outfall of the Market Weighton Canal into the River Humber. An Act of Parliament for the Market Weighton Drainage and Navigation was passed in May 1772. It was engineered by John Grundy (1719-83) and built between 1772 and 1783. Skempton A W, "The Engineering Works of John Grundy" in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology Vol 19, 1984.

Listing NGR: SE8743925637

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 164969

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Lincolnshire History and Archaeology' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, , Vol. 19, (1984)

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